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Genetic Testing Technique Will Accelerate Personalized Medicine
2013-11-04 03:57:33

In a development expected to improve the process of matching organ donors andunderstanding how genes contribute to diseases, researchers have devised a method that can help determine whether or not a specific genetic sequence came from an individual’s mother or father.

2013-10-30 15:35:50

Scientists in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital have found a way to overcome one of the biggest obstacles to using viruses to deliver therapeutic genes: how to keep the immune system from neutralizing the virus before it can deliver its genetic payload.

11 New Alzheimers Genes Found
2013-10-28 11:57:17

The International Genomics Alzheimer's Project (I-GAP) consortium has found eleven new genes involved in the onset of the neurodegenerative disorder.

2013-10-23 23:02:23

Seminar is open to the public on Saturday, Nov. 2 at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, LA from 10 a.m.

2013-10-16 11:53:21

Vitelliform macular dystrophy, also known as Best disease, is one of a group of vision-robbing conditions called bestrophinopathies that affect children and young adults.

2013-10-09 23:19:46

With the recent publicity about celebrity Angelina Jolie dealing with her hereditary cancer risk by undergoing surgery, discussion of genetic testing for cancer has been in the news.


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